Member Profile: Diane Smook

Artist’s Statement
I love to shoot. Color & sepia-toned botanical portraits in my garden. Modern dance & sculpture as a creative process. Portraits of special people like my friend Esther Leeming Tuttle (Faity) in her 100th year. Architecture & sculpture in Rome, Italy & Art/Omi in Gh...
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I love to shoot. Color & sepia-toned botanical portraits in my garden. Modern dance & sculpture as a creative process. Portraits of special people like my friend Esther Leeming Tuttle (Faity) in her 100th year. Architecture & sculpture in Rome, Italy & Art/Omi in Ghent, NY. I work in the darkroom & with a digital printer. I am on the board of Art Creation Foundation for Children in Jacmel, Haiti, which I have written about on my blog. The following is a sampling of my work. For more images, please click on my website www.dianesmook.com.
SPECIALTIES: Documentary, Fine Art, Nature, Portraits, Scenics

Work

Accomplishments
  • Gallery Show
  • Award
  • Book
  • Lecture
  • Other

  • GALLERY SHOW
    WHEN: 9/23/13 - 10/7/13
    OPENING RECEPTION: 9/26/13 6:00pm
    ADDRESS: Soho Gallery for Digital Art, 138 Sullivan Street, New York, NY, 10012, 212-228-2810
    HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday 3pm-7pm
    NOTES: Juror's Choice, NYC4PA
  • OTHER
    WHEN: 5/24/13 - 10/31/13
    Art & Chocolate Gallery 4 Housatonic Street Lenox, MA 01240 413-637-9114 Hours: 11am-6pm daily Unframed work from 2 portfolios: Rome and botanical Beauty in Context
  • AWARD
    WHEN: 5/4/01
    Have twice won the Elizabeth Erlanger Memorial Award from the national Association of Women Artists; 2000 and 2001
  • BOOK: Shaping a President: Sculpting for the Roosevelt Memorial by Kelli Peduzzi (45 photographs included) (published by The Millbrook Press on 5/1/97)
    BOOK READING: at Barnes & Noble, Poughkeepsie, NY
    WHERE TO BUY: Amazon
  • GALLERY SHOW
    WHEN: 6/20/13 - 9/30/13
    ADDRESS: Hedstrom & Judd, 401 Warren Street, Hudson, NY, 12534, 518-965-1094
    HOURS: Thurs-Sat: 11-6 Mon: 11-5 Tues-Wed: often
    NOTES: Framed photographs from portfolios Portraits From the Garden and Beauty in Context. Also, placemats based on my photos: www.hudsonplacemats.com